- OCHA: Yemen: Cyclones Chapala and Megh Flash Update 11. 19 Nov 2015
- OCHA: Yemen - Health and education on the brink of collapse, 19 Nov 2015
- Statement to the Press: Humanitarian Coordinator for Yemen, Johannes van der Klauuw, 18 Nov 2015 [EN/AR]
Appeals & Funding
- Humanitarian Needs Overview 2016
- UNHCR: Yemen Situation Regional Refugee and Migrant Response Plan, Oct-Dec 2015 / Jan-Dec 2016 (Preliminary estimates), Oct 2015
- Humanitarian Response Plan - 2015 Revision (Jun 2015)
- Emergency Response Fund (ERF) in 2015 PDF XLS
Next week, Mozambique, formerly one of the world’s most heavily mined countries, will formally declare it has completed mine clearance on its territory, the 29th country to do so since the 1990s. This leaves 60 countries and territories still contaminated according to Clearing the Mines, a review of mine action programmes around the world published today by Norwegian People’s Aid. The report’s authors have calculated that by 2020 another 20 countries should have completed mine clearance and the urgent humanitarian threat removed from the other 40.
A. Situation analysis
Description of the disaster
As part of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence campaign IOM’s Protection and Assistance Unit will be distributing brochures and conduct awareness-raising sessions, targeting 100 college students throughout the 16 day period.
To date, IOM in Djibouti has assisted over 4,500 migrants with emergency shelter, food, NFIs, medical assistance and Onward Transportation Assistance (OTA).
Yemen: Coalition Fails to Investigate Unlawful Airstrikes
US Could Share Responsibility for Indiscriminate Attacks
On 24 November, Stephen O'Brien, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs released a statement on Houthis and popular committees of blocking deliveries of aid to the country's third city of Taiz where 200,000 civilians are living under siege since several months. The UN USG is concerned about reports that some of the aid has been diverted away from the people it was intended for.
Western Region (CLCPRO)
PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR MAY 2016
- 736,317 Total number of refugees
- 37,859 Number of Unaccompanied Minors and Separated Children
- 52.8% Percentage of women and girls 60.1% Percentage of Children
UK Should Stop Selling Air-to-Ground Munitions to Saudi Arabia-led Forces
(London) – The Saudi Arabia-led coalition used a British-made cruise missile to destroy a Yemeni ceramics factory, a civilian object, on September 23, 2015, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said today, based on field research and interviews with eyewitnesses at the scene.
6,000 Refugees registered since the outbreak of the crisis
2,612 Registered females.
2,277 Registered children and adolescents.
• During the first two weeks of November, availability of essential food commodities and fuel continued to deteriorate in several governorates of Yemen, mainly in those where conflicts and airstrikes intensified (Taiz, Sa'ada, Al Bayda, Al Jawf and Marib) as well as among those affected by the Chapala Cyclone (Soqatra, Hadramout and Shabwa).
Dubai, 24th November, 2015 (WAM) -- The Mohammed bin Rashid Charitable and Humanitarian Establishment has donated AED 2 million to the Emirates Red Crescent in support of its relief and rebuilding programmes in Yemen.
ABU DHABI, 24th November, 2015 (WAM) -- In implementation of the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and the follow up of H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs and Chairman of the Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation, the foundation is sending aid by sea and air to the Socotra Archipelago.
Yemeni President Hadi made a first public appearance in Aden since he came back last week. When visiting Marib town, Yemeni Vice-President and Prime Minister Khaled Bahah declared that the legitimate regime would soon enter the capital Sana'a. A Houthi delegation has travelled to Oman for preliminary consultations on UN-sponsored Geneva peace talks aimed at resolving Yemen's complex civil war. Heavy fighting continued in Taiz, Lahj and coalition forces conducted new rounds of airstrikes over Sa’ada, Jawf, Hajjah and Sana’a governorates.
Since the escalation of the conflict in March 2015, UNHRD has supported 6 Partners responding to the crisis by sending 323 MT of critical relief items, equipment and medical supplies to Djibouti and Yemen. Most recently, UNHRD dispatched 4 armored vehicles and medicine to Djibouti on behalf of WHO and IOM.